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Ontario 511 offers an improved travel information service to residents

May 11, 2018
Rob

Planning your trip in and around Lennox and Addington is now even easier with an improved travel information service provided by the Ontario Ministry of Transportation.

Ontario 511 is a bilingual, digital information service that is offered to the public via three channels: 

2018 stargazing season kicks off on May 11th & 12th at the L&A Dark Sky Viewing Area

April 27, 2018
Rob

The spring stargazing season has arrived and the public is invited to the Lennox & Addington County Dark Sky Viewing Area for the first event of 2018.

Witness the 'Spring Sky' on May 11th & 12th at approximately 9:30pm (weather permitting). On hand at the Dark Sky Viewing Area to lead the sessions will be dark sky enthusiast, Joe Gilker. Joe has become well-known in astrophotography circles in recent years and writes the popular "Dark Arts Astrophotography" blog.

Waterside Summer Series returns to Amherst Island

April 5, 2018
Rob

The Waterside Summer Series returns to Amherst Island for its exciting 25th concert season! Five concerts are scheduled to take place at St. Paul's Presbyterian Church, located at 1955 Stella 40 Foot Road, just south of the ferry terminal.

Many renowned musicians are scheduled to perform this summer, including: 

Bon Echo Park now accepting reservations for 2018 season

January 11, 2018
Rob

Bon Echo Provincial Park in Lennox & Addington County has been a favourite destination for visitors for over 50 years. Arguably the most beautiful of Ontario's Provincial Parks, the focal point of Bon Echo is Mazinaw Rock. At 1.5 km (1 mile) long and 100 m (330') high, "the Rock" offers a spectacular setting at this 9,945 hectare (20,494 acre) outdoor oasis.

The Big Bright Light Show returns to Downtown Napanee

November 17, 2017
Rob

The Big Bright Light Show - and its 750,000 LED Christmas lights - is now playing nightly throughout the holiday season.

Tamworth Concert Series draws some of Canada's top musicians

November 16, 2017
Rob

The hamlet of Tamworth in Lennox & Addington County has established itself as a sought after tour stop for both up-and-coming and well-established Canadian musicians. 

Geocaching International Film Festival screening returns to L&A County Museum

October 24, 2017
Rob

You're invited to attend a special screening of the 2017 Geocaching International Film Festival finalists at the Lennox & Addington County Museum & Archives, located at 97 Thomas Street East in Napanee.

It's your chance to enjoy the entire reel of 17 finalist films from the 2017 Geocaching International Film Festival. The event is on Saturday, November 4th from 2:00 - 4:30 pm. The video reel is approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes and showtime will be at 2:30pm. 

Take a spring ride through Lennox & Addington County

October 19, 2017
Rob

The leaves may not be in full bloom quite yet, but it's still a great time to hop on your motorcycle and tour Lennox & Addington County. 

We have six routes to choose from that highlight our the natural beauty, unique history and rural charm that Lennox & Addington County has to offer.

Check out our website for detailed route itineraries, complete with turn-by-turn directions, GPS uploads and links to restaurants and attractions found along the way.

Apple Adventures in Lennox & Addington County

October 19, 2017
Rob

If you're looking for a fun, family outing this fall, there are plenty of apple-related adventures you can take in L&A County. 

Celebrate Ontario applications now being accepted

September 18, 2017
Rob

The Province of Ontario recently launched applications for Celebrate Ontario 2018. If you're planning on hosting a festival and event organizers, you're encouraged to apply for funding.

Celebrate Ontario is a grant program that helps tourism festival and event organizers enhance their programming, activities and services so that they can draw more tourists and create jobs in communities across the province.